Advocates call for more oversight of medical examiners

Top child-advocacy and pediatricians’ groups say medical examiners have too much power to issue or revise homicide rulings.

Northfield Mount Hermon School in Gill, as seen in 2010.

Handout/2010

Teachers at two prep schools ousted over misconduct

Concord Academy and Northfield Mount Hermon School in Gill each ousted a teacher after they acknowledged sexual misconduct with students dating back decades.

New Bedford teen is killed, two others injured in stabbing

A 15-year-old boy was killed and two other male teens were injured in a stabbing in New Bedford on Wednesday evening, officials said.

JOAN VENNOCHI

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/24/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/vennochi-1685.jpg Feeling a little sorry for Scott Brown? Me, too

The former Senator was mentioned in a sexual harassment suit filed by former Fox News host Andrea Tantaros.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/24/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/2504735c4ea04a028f8991227dec2067-2504735c4ea04a028f8991227dec2067-0-kqG--90x90@BostonGlobe.com.jpg A local VC firm has a message for Donald Trump. It’s not very nice.

The well-respected firm is using its homepage to send a profane message to the Republican presidential nominee.

State Senator Jamie Eldridge in 2015.

State senator urges progressives to ‘take over’ Democratic Party

Senator Jamie Eldridge wants to unseat sitting legislators, a break in State House decorum that deepens the rift in the party.

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Hillary Clinton is defending the Clinton Foundation in an interview with CNN’s Anderson Cooper, calling the recent AP report “absurd.”

JACKSON, MS - AUGUST 24: Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks to the crowd at a rally at the Mississippi Coliseum on August 24, 2016 in Jackson, Mississippi. Thousands attended to listen to Trump's address in the traditionally conservative state of Mississippi. (Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images)

Donald Trump: ‘Hillary Clinton is a bigot’

During a speech in Mississippi, Trump declared that Clinton ‘‘is a bigot’’ in his latest outreach to minority voters.

Councilors back Eastie marijuana dispensary, reject Allston proposal

The Boston City Council opted to not endorse a locally run company’s bid to open a medical marijuana dispensary in Allston.

Police said they recivered a loaded .762 caliber Century Arms Inc rifle with a large capacity magazine.

Police arrest bank robbery suspect after standoff in South Boston

The man was wanted in bank robberies in Manchester, N.H., and Bedford.

Rescuers pause in Amatrice, central Italy, where a 6.1 earthquake struck just after 3:30 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016. The quake was felt across a broad section of central Italy, including the capital Rome where people in homes in the historic center felt a long swaying followed by aftershocks. (AP Photo/Emilio Fraile)

Death toll from Italy quake rises to 159

However, the number of dead and missing was uncertain given the thousands of vacationers in the area for summer’s final days.

Methuen Officers Christine Nicolosi and Nick Conway investigated a domestic dispute Saturday.
“It’ll save you from false complaints,’’ officer Nick Conway says of his camera.

Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff

Methuen police, residents embrace body cameras

Three months in, many officers say the cameras serve as an extra set of eyes.

Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz, right, celebrates with Dustin Pedroia after Ortiz hit a two-run home run off Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Matt Andriese during the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

RAYS 4, RED SOX 3

Rays defeat Red Sox in 11 innings

The Red Sox lost when they committed an error in the bottom of the 11th inning.

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The goalkeeper called the Swedes ‘‘a bunch of cowards’’ for focusing on defense in their win over the US team.

DAN SHAUGHNESSY

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/24/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/shaughnessy1-10164.jpg Don’t look now, but Patriots have a quarterback controversy

They need to get Jimmy Garoppolo ready for the season, but Tom Brady doesn’t like being on the sideline.

NAMES

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/24/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/bruce150-5185.jpg Bruce Springsteen on the cheap

It’s a good thing Springsteen didn’t schedule a second concert at Gillette Stadium next month because The Boss is having a hard time filling the place.

Yvonne Abraham

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/25/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/abraham-11756.jpg State trooper’s trial promises to be ugly for many

Did troopers ignore a domestic violence victim’s suffering, a victim who was one of their own?

Diane Quinn heads the strategy, planning, staffing, and finances.

Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff

With new cast behind the scenes, Harvard’s ART stages financial revival

The past several years have brought a renaissance for Harvard’s A.R.T., a theater that in 2008 was mired in financial and artistic distress.

Foxborough, MA - 8/24/2016 - New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick with New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and Rock singer Jon Bon Jovi and his son Romeo at today's Patriots practice in Foxborough. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Jim McBride, Topic: 25Patriots, LOID: 8.2.4058909563.

Jon Bon Jovi is spotted hanging with Bob Kraft at Patriots practice

The rock singer was seen hanging out at the New England football team’s practice on Wednesday with his son, Romeo.

WARREN, VT---July 30, 2016-Globe Staff Photo by Stan Grossfeld-- The swimming hole at Warren Falls in the early morning, before the crowds. .

STAN GROSSFELD

Formerly secret Vt. swimming hole now attracts a crowd

Warren Falls is a series of small, cascading waterfalls surrounded by cliffs, carved rocks, and crystal-clear water.

Dorchester, MA - 10/7/2015 - Jason Robins, DraftKings CEO, speaks during an interview in the offices of the Boston Globe Dorchester, MA, October 7, 2015. (Keith Bedford/Globe Staff)

Jonathan Kraft pushed for merger of DraftKings, FanDuel, report says

According to a new ESPN report, the companies’ CEOs had a tense meeting in Las Vegas last year.

Watch the trailer for ‘Manchester by the Sea,’ starring Casey Affleck

The first trailer for the critically acclaimed “Manchester by the Sea” was released on Wednesday.

Leslie Jones at the premiere of “Ghostbusters.”

Leslie Jones’ website reportedly hacked to show nude photos

The website was reportedly hacked to display images of her driver’s license and other private documents, including nude photographs.

Globe Magazine

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/08/23/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/memorial0828largay[1].jpg ‘When you find my body’: The last days of Gerry Largay

Lost for at least 19 days in the Maine wilderness, the 66-year-old hiker died as she had lived: with courage and with grace.

Globe investigations

Private schools, painful secrets

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/06/14/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/160607_BH__ErikaSchickel3.jpg The unexpected price of reporting abuse: retaliation

The Globe found 15 instances of retaliation at New England private schools against students or employees who raised concerns about sexual abuse by staffers.

The story behind 'Spotlight'

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“Spotlight” is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.

The Big Picture

Massimo Percossi/EPA

Deadly earthquake hits Italy

Rescue crews were using whatever they could to locate survivors from a magnitude 6.2 earthquake that reduced three Italian towns to rubble.